A look at bookshops in Ireland and France

Bonjour!  Jen Campbell’s The Bookshop Book, Roger Michell’s Notting Hill, Isabel Coixet’s The Bookshop, Jenny Colgan’s The Bookshop on the Corner … Bookstores and booksellers are not only in the streets but also on our shelves and our screens … Last week many real-life bookshops across Ireland welcomed customers into their stores for the first Continue Reading →

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Not one, but two rentrées littéraires!

Bonjour! Today, I’d like to kick off this series of blog posts with an article that will help you understand what happens in French bookshops each year. Rentrée littéraire d’automne: the traditional publishing boom Like every other country, France has its own characteristics when it comes to publishing. One of these is the rentrée littéraire, Continue Reading →

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Bumpfizzle the Best on Planet Earth chosen as the Dublin UNESCO Citywide Read

We are delighted to announce Bumpfizzle The Best on Planet Earth by Patricia Forde, illustrated by Elīna Brasliņa, as the 2019 Citywide Reading for Children choice. This fun story is suitable for boys and girls aged 7-9years. “I am delighted and very excited that Bumpfizzle The Best on Planet Earth is the 2019 Citywide Read.  I live in Galway and Continue Reading →

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